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M&A Director APAC

Job title: M&A Director APAC
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Executive Management
Start Date: 05/03/2020
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 30463
Contact name: Avanti Buckler
Contact email: avanti@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Formative Search has partnered with a world market leader in Energy, and in Australia, they have begun to immerse themselves in the renewable energy space. With a vision to broaden their Renewable Energy business, the company is looking to hire several key people to join their fast-growing team based in APAC. This opportunity is at a time when our client is enjoying incredible success and growth across the region.

The main focus of this role is to lead the sourcing and development of M&A opportunities in the renewable sector for APAC. This position is focused on the origination element of M&A opportunities which are to be strategically aligned and support the business development of renewables within the priority countries for APAC.

Roles & Responsibilities :

  • Originate a pipeline of target companies (buy-side) within the renewable energy sector
  • Research potential acquisitions – to find those that are relevant and financially beneficial.
  • Analyse financial reports (public or shared private information), inclusive of the prospective business’s company revenue
  • Develop relationships through engaging external stakeholders on the company's strategy for renewable energy within the region.
  • Conduct high level assessment of potential target against investment criteria and strategic fit with the APAC portfolio.
  • Develop key M&A stakeholder/s map and tracking mechanism to ensure alignment and organisation across the company's internal personnel.
  • Facilitate transition of M&A leads and handover for execution to CEO/Country Heads.

A strong candidate would be someone with a strong commercial skillset to both manage a complex network of both internal and external stakeholders to meet aggressive growth targets; and has the passion for renewable energy.

Requirements :

  • University degree in business administration, finance, economics or equivalent
  • Well-rounded commercial & economic awareness and strong understanding of the renewable energy markets
  • Familiarity with M&A processes - Familiar with fundamental company acquisitions strategies, and be knowledgeable on merger processes
  • Experience in originating projects and / or transactions
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skill & presentation skill
  • Strong networking skills with a proven ability to build strong relationships at different levels both internally and external to the organisation and enthusiasm for making connections with new people.
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